Last-gasp Palermo goal rescues Argentina

Substitute Martin Palermo’s close-range finish deep into injury time earned Argentina a thrilling last-gasp 2-1 win over Peru in Buenos Aires just minutes after Diego Maradona’s side looked to have suffered yet another World Cup qualifying setback. Palermo, whom Maradona recalled to the side after a 10-year absence, tapped home at the far post in driving rain to send his coach diving across the sodden turf in celebration.